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6th week on the bench/beach. My mood constantly swings between "this is chill" and "omg I hope I don't get fired" 😐

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Knew a friend that kept denying projects for 5months and unbeknownst to everyone he was working elsewhere at another consulting firm. Totally unethical, but damn he bought a car. Lol


You'll be getting a notice soon saying to get your ass on a project in two weeks or you're getting a pink slip. Happened to me.


What level are you?


3 weeks later you're going to be on a project working at 11pm and wish you didn't jinx yourself by posting this


It's a game and if true, your friend was writing the rules, big props to him.


I haven't either, that's why I feel like I owe to myself to milk it a bit before leaving


In 5 years, I haven't had a single day. No fucking clue what you're going thru


nice. was about three months for me, but had a few false starts in there too

A3: depends on your area. if you have a needed skill set, i think its a longer leash

What happens if you chill on the bench for a few weeks during the summer and then abruptly quit.

4th week and loving it. Not that I haven't been keeping an eye on the pipeline, I'm just really not that eager to get staffed when I can be working from home.

milk that pipe!


Definitely gonna do the same before I leave lol

10th month on the bench. Get at me

10 months??? Did you just join?

Almost a year ago

10 months, I'd can your manager

Dammmmn what the hell have you been doing?

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I saw someone from Deloitte post this. Does EY do anything like this?

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